23 Bakeries Around The World You Need To Eat At Before You Die The ultimate bucket list.
Location: 2821 California St. at Divisadero St.
Both refined and modern, the bakery serves up delicious treats with a French — and American — flair. Pastries include "individual cakes and
entremets, tarts, verrines, macarons, and a range of viennoiseries."
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Location: 1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW
A Georgetown favorite, the bakery serves up "small-batched baked goods prepared from family recipes." Here, you can wake and bake, and no one will bat an eye.
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Location: Cows Lane & Cork Hill (both at Dame St.)
"The butter is magic, the setting darling, and the scones enormous."
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Location: 10718 124th St. NW
Arguably the best bakery in Canada, the Duchess has a philosophy of using "no mixes, no preservatives, and no shortcuts." An equal opportunity baker, they have both a duke and a duchess cake.
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Location: 338 NW 21st Ave.
A Portland favorite, they bake nine different types of bread in addition to their pastry offerings, which include fresh fruit tarts, éclairs, and cookies.
Location: 437 Memorial Dr. SE & 99 Krog St.
Sarah, the owner, has been baking ever since she was 10. Now, at her French-inspired bakery, you can find "crème fraîche quiche, local fruit galettes, croissants, scones, and tarts," many baked with locally sourced ingredients.
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Location: Rua Belém 84-92, 1300-085
"They have the best
pastel de nata in the world. The crunchy outside layer holds the creamy egg custard, on top of which sugar and cinnamon are sprinkled. It's served warm and melts in your mouth. Plus, the place is almost 200 years old!"
Locations: Four locations throughout the city
"Their croissants are better than the ones I had in France!"
Location: 5101 Sanderlin #114
Muddy's stated mission is literally "to make Memphis happier" — and if you like cakes, cupcakes, cookies, or pies, you certainly won't leave the bakery sad.
Location: Across the city
Turris has a philosophy of using only natural ingredients, so whether you're having a croissant or a slice of bread, you know it's 100% fresh.
Location: 306 Pearl Parkway #110
Even though it's been open only a few years, the bakery has already established itself as a San Antonio favorite. And judging just from their gorgeous creations, it's no wonder why.
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De Roset — Castricum, The Netherlands
Location: Burgemeestermooijstraat 17
"All their pastries are to die for! My favorites are their cheesecake, chocolate mousse pastry, and raspberry yogurt pastry. They have amazing chocolates and cookies as well!"
Locations: Around the world, including locations in NYC and Miami
Their story goes all the way back to 1862, but their humble beginnings at 16 rue Royale haven't stopped them from expanding into a globally beloved pastry enterprise.
Location: Am Römertor 7
The small establishment serves up incredible pralines and melt-in-your-mouth macaroons.
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Locations: Boutiques in 10 countries around the world
The bakery is known worldwide for their beautiful — and delicious — macaroons.
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Locations: In Burbank, Glendale, and Downey
"There's a reason the lines are always out the door and wrapping around the building. Their cakes are great, but my favorite treats are the mango mousse, fruit tarts, and their famous cheese rolls."
Location: 2424 N Davidson St.
"It's open 24/7/365, and they have anything you could ever imagine. The atmosphere is great too!"
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Locations: Four boutiques throughout the city
The Japanese-born, Paris-based chef struck gold by combining elements of both locales in his pastries.
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Locations: Two locations in NYC and one in the Hamptons
"Their freshly baked cookies are simply unbeatable."
Sweet Life — Eugene, Oregon
Location: 755 Monroe St.
"The tiramisu is incredible, and the raspberry chocolate silk pie is like a slice of heaven. It's definitely worth the price."
Vegan Treats — Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Location: 1444 Linden St.
"They’ve mastered cannoli, doughnuts, cakes, and everything in between. You would never even know it's vegan."
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